Welcome to Kleiwerks International

Kleiwerks International uses dirt to build communities. We are a global network of ecological design-build specialists that strengthen the lives of people, communities and the natural building movement. We train local leaders, facilitate the construction of projects, and advocate for accessible, natural building.

Today’s standard building practices are neither accessible nor affordable for the majority of the world’s population. They are not sustainable for the living systems of the planet. Fortunately, natural building offers solutions to the above problems. Read more...

Find A Program
Our programs train pioneers who have gone on to found educational centers, businesses and training programs in their countries, reaching hundreds of thousands of people to date. We offer 1-week workshops to 3-month apprenticeships. Find A Program...
Read Our Stories
Our community is the foundation of our work and their work inspires us! From previous participants to instructors, they are doing amazing projects and building beautiful things, and we love sharing their stories. (Still in development) Read stories from our community
Get Involved
There are many ways to participate! Take a workshop, join an apprenticeship, become a WASI Global Peer, or help others to build by supporting the scholarship fund. There is so much exciting work to be done and your hands and hearts are welcome! Get Involved Today...